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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (2)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Bank of Kigali (x 3)
1 4 6
Bank of Kigali
Rwanda Development Board (x 4)
2 3 5 7
Rwanda Development Board

What you will get (1)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Patent registration certificate
7
Patent registration certificate

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Payment slip (BK) (x 3)
1 4 6
Payment slip (BK)
Payment receipt
2
Payment receipt
Application letter - Patent
2
Application letter - Patent
Patent application form
2
Patent application form
Description of the invention
2
Description of the invention
Abstract
2
Abstract
Drawings, models, or samples
2
Drawings, models, or samples
Proof of identity
2
Proof of identity
Payment receipt
2
Payment receipt
Application letter - Patent
2
Application letter - Patent
Patent application form
2
Patent application form
Description of the invention
2
Description of the invention
Abstract
2
Abstract
Drawings, models, or samples
2
Drawings, models, or samples
Certificate of domestic company registration
2
Certificate of domestic company registration
Payment receipt
7
Payment receipt
Journal receipt notice
7
Journal receipt notice
Proof of identity
7
Proof of identity
Representatives
Proof of identity (x 2)
2 7
Proof of identity
Power of attorney
2
Power of attorney
Power of attorney
7
Power of attorney

How much?

Cost of the procedure  RWF  30,000

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

RWF 10,000
fee for filing an application for patent with provisional specification formal examination
RWF 20,000

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 360 d 3780 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 0mn 30mn
Attention at counter: 15mn 1h.
Waiting time until next step (sum): 360 d 3780 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Law on intellectual property Law on the protection of intellectual property N° 31/2009 of 26/10/2009
  articles 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 188
Ministerial order n°24 of 17/03/2016 determining fees payable for registration services of intellectual property Ministerial order n°24 of 17/03/2016 determining fees payable for registration services of intellectual property determining the fees for registration services of an Intellectual Property
  Article annex (page 74)
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